The phlebotomy program is a two semester program that begins annually in the fall. The 1st semester students take the first PBT prefix course where basic laboratory concepts, safety and venipuncture techniques are introduced and practiced. The 2nd semester (spring) is the clinical experience and Capstone review for certification exam. Students will put in 120 hours and 100 successful venipunctures which will make them eligible to challenge the certification exam. The remaining course work are general education courses.